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n. pl. wildfowl or wild·fowls
A wild game bird, such as a duck, goose, or quail.


1. (Zoology) any bird that is hunted by man, esp any duck or similar aquatic bird
2. (Zoology) such birds collectively
ˈwildˌfowler n
ˈwildˌfowling adj, n



a game bird, esp. a wild duck or goose.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.wildfowl - flesh of any of a number of wild game birds suitable for foodwildfowl - flesh of any of a number of wild game birds suitable for food
bird, fowl - the flesh of a bird or fowl (wild or domestic) used as food
grouse - flesh of any of various grouse of the family Tetraonidae; usually roasted; flesh too dry to broil
quail - flesh of quail; suitable for roasting or broiling if young; otherwise must be braised
partridge - flesh of either quail or grouse
pheasant - flesh of a pheasant; usually braised
طُيور بَريَّه
szárnyas vad
villtir fuglar
divé vtáctvo
av kuşuyaban ördeği/kazı v.b


[ˈwaɪldfaʊl] NPL (gen) → aves fpl de caza; (= ducks) → ánades mpl


wild fowl [ˈwaɪldfaʊl] nplgibier m à plumeswild-goose chase [waɪldˈguːs] n (fig)fausse piste f
to send sb on a wild-goose chase → lancer qn sur une fausse piste


[ˈwaɪldˌfaʊl] nplselvaggina fsg di penna


(waild) adjective
1. (of animals) not tamed. wolves and other wild animals.
2. (of land) not cultivated.
3. uncivilized or lawless; savage. wild tribes.
4. very stormy; violent. a wild night at sea; a wild rage.
5. mad, crazy, insane etc. wild with hunger; wild with anxiety.
6. rash. a wild hope.
7. not accurate or reliable. a wild guess.
8. very angry.
ˈwildly adverb
ˈwildness noun
ˈwildfire: spread like wildfire
(of eg news) to spread extremely fast.
ˈwildfowl noun plural
wild birds, especially water birds such as ducks, geese etc.
ˌwild-ˈgoose chase
an attempt to catch or find something one cannot possibly obtain.
ˈwildlife noun
wild animals, birds, insects etc collectively. to protect wildlife.
in the wild
(of an animal) in its natural surroundings. Young animals have to learn to look after themselves in the wild.
the wilds
the uncultivated areas (of a country etc). They're living out in the wilds of Australia somewhere.
the Wild Westwest
References in classic literature ?
Countless were the hares ready skinned and the plucked fowls that hung on the trees for burial in the pots, numberless the wildfowl and game of various sorts suspended from the branches that the air might keep them cool.
Autumnwatch returns to screens this week and they are heading back to Scotland, taking up residence in a new location, the Wildfowl & Wetland Trust Caerlaverock Reserve.
The new 3 1 / 2-inch 612 Wildfowl Magnum from CZ-USA comes decked out in a spiffy camo finish, and it will cycle just about any 12-gauge ammo out there for the game at hand, whether it be ducks or spring toms.
A total of 35 u"y chicks are being raised at the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust in Slimbridge, Gloucestershire.
Another team of volunteers from PwC spent the day at the Washington Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust, one of the world's largest wetland conservation organisations.
Only entries chosen to appear in the Wildfowl Boats & Blinds column are eligible for prizes.
As summer migrants leave, winter wildfowl are arriving.
Elaine and Chris Fairfax, who run a pet insurance firm, donated PS12,000 to the Wiltshire Wildlife Hospital so it could build a wildfowl enclosure.
Seabirds are present at this time of year in large numbers at RSPB South Stack, while waders and wildfowl are common in estuaries, such as RSPB Malltraeth.
The Embassy asked Sylvan Heights to partner with the Pointe-a-Pierre Wildfowl Trust in South Trinidad to help save the birds.